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Film Review: Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony (2012)

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A film profiling the unusual cross-demographic fandom of the ostensibly girl oriented television series, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010).

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So the question here is what are “Bronies” and why are we reviewing a film about them? After receiving this documentary-style film with a peculiar title attached to it, I thought it might be “just off beat enough” to have some cult associative qualities to it. Knowing … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

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Clary is your typical rebellious teenager struggling to fit in and understand her single mother Isabelle. After a reasonably trivial quarrel one day she flees their humble apartment only to find out she’s disappeared. One bizarre event begins to unfold after the next as Clary realizes there is most definitely something her mother has concealed about their history. In a race against time will Clary be able to find her mother seemingly trapped … Continue reading

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Film Review: Anna: Scream Queen Killer (2013)

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Anna: Scream Queen Killer takes us on a journey into the world of indie grind house film auditions with a twist. Our young actress is desperate to make it in the movies. She is invited to a series of filmed auditions, playing out various scenarios on camera. The problem is, the director is a perverted sicko with only one thing on his mind. As the actress progresses through an ever more bizarre series … Continue reading

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Film Review: Forgetting the Girl (2012)

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Haunted by a traumatic history, photographer Kevin Wolfe (Christopher Denham) struggles to systematically forget all his bad memories, but erasing his past threatens to consume his future. Kevin is obsessed with finding a girl who can help him forget his unpleasant past. However, all his encounters with the opposite sex inevitably go afoul, creating more awkward experiences than he can cope with.

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Forgetting the girl is a realistic psychological drama, not … Continue reading

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Film Review: Banshee Chapter (2013)

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Journalist Anne Roland explores the disturbing links behind her friend’s sudden disappearance, an ominous government research chemical, and a disturbing radio broadcast of unknown origin.

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If I’ve never mentioned it before I’ll mention it now: The Black Saint is really sick and tired of found footage movies & their ilk. The Blair Witch Project went & created a damned cottage industry when it went and made a bajillion dollars … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lizzie Borden’s Revenge (2014)

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A group of sorority girls are having a slumber party at their house. One of the new sorority girls is Leslie Borden, a descendant of the infamous Lizzie Borden family

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Never before has the query “What the hell did my editor get me into?” raced to the forefront of my thoughts so quickly as during the initial seconds of “Lizzie Borden’s Revenge.”  A logo that looks like its most recent upgrade occurred … Continue reading

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Film Review: Contracted (2013)

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A young girl has a one-night stand with a random stranger and contracts, what she thinks is, a sexually-transmitted disease – but is actually something much worse.

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Samantha (Najarra Townsend) has all kinds of personal problems. She’s a former drug addict working hard to stay clean, she lives with her over protective mother (Caroline Williams), is in a decidedly one sided lesbian relationship & works as a waitress for very little money. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Haunted (2013)

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If you Like “GHOST” reality shows, you should get a kick out of this one… REALM OF HORRORDare you venture into the most haunted place in the world. A TV crew will film a paranormal investigation and obtain evidence that proves we are not alone. Something Evil awaits them! They will all discover the truth, that we are not alone.

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I have a deep, dark secret that I’m going to confess … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Ballad Of Skinless Pete (2013)

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Dr. Peter Peele has just discovered what he believes to be the cure for cancer. Unable to get funding to further his research and against the advice of his friend Dr. Alice Cross, he decides to test it on himself. Although initially effective, the cure has some unfortunate side effects that turn him into a flesh eating monster.

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Film Review: The Haunting (1963)

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Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity. With him are the skeptical young Luke, who stands to inherit the house, the mysterious and clairvoyant Theodora and the insecure Eleanor, whose psychic abilities make her feel somehow attuned to whatever spirits inhabit the old mansion. As time goes by it becomes obvious that they have … Continue reading

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Film Review: Haunted Trailer (2012)

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An evil demon haunts a mobile home, tormenting the wacky redneck family that lives there in a number of ways.

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As most of you know I am not a big fan of movies that combine elements of horror and comedy as I just find the vast majority of them to be obnoxious and painfully unfunny. While there are a few exceptions The Haunted Trailer is not one of them and to be … Continue reading

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Film Review: Crave (2012)

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A depressed, oddball freelance photographer named Aiden escapes from his lonely existence fantasizing about saving damsels in distress and killing people that he thinks deserve it. After falling for his sexy neighbor Virginia (who he has a one night stand with) his life seems to have purpose. Thanks to her he thinks that he’s finally going to get the happy ending that he’s always wanted, but unfortunately she already has a boyfriend.  As … Continue reading

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Film Review: Playback (2012)

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A cop investigates the case of a missing local teen, though he discovers a dark secret that has been unleashed in his town, and an evil spirit that will stop at nothing to find its heir.

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Camcorders seem to get more evil by the day. Harlan Diehl was surely effected when he murdered his family and went insane. These kind of stories are the basis for what urban … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Apparition (2012)

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A couple are haunted by a supernatural presence that is unleashed during a college experiment.

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On the wave of the supernatural thrillers to come out this year, comes an interesting premise starring Ashley Greene in the role of Kelly. It seems that the fascination of restless spirits and metaphysics has never quite settled down from the wave of ghostly entities that arrived out … Continue reading

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Film Review: Revolt Of The Zombies (1936)

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“On the Franco-Austrian Frontier during World War One, an oriental priest and chaplain of a French colonial regiment is condemned to life imprisonment because he possesses the power of turning men into zombies. As the priest,in his prison cell, is preparing to burn the parchment containing the location of the secret formula, Colonel Mazovia kills the priest and takes the partially-burned parchment. Fade to after the war to an expedition … Continue reading

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Film Review: Case 39 (2009)

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To save 10-year-old Lillith Sullivan (Jodelle Ferland) from her abusive parents, idealistic social worker Emily Jenkins (Renée Zellweger) welcomes the girl into her own home — only to discover that Lillith isn’t quite the innocent victim that she claims to be. As Lillith’s mysterious past comes to light, Emily finds herself in a world of danger. Christian Alvart’s terrifying thriller also stars Ian McShane and Bradley Cooper.

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Poor “Case … Continue reading

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